It says something about the way the New York Islanders started the 2014-2015 season that a loss on Saturday night would have led to the team’s first four-game losing streak of the season. After giving up 17 goals in three straight loses and three goal leads in two of those three games, Saturday night’s showdown with the Blackhawks, winners of eight straight, could have been another step towards an early season collapse that Islander fans are used to seeing. Instead, it was another example of this team’s newfound resiliency.
In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Matt Moro and Tara Sledjeski discuss Martin Broedur's new home in St. Louis and the L.A. Kings being fined for Slava Voynov's particiaption in practice. They also discuss one of the best teams in hockey, the Islanders, the Devils injury woes and why the Rangers can't beat the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Leading 30-23 at halftime, the Fordham Rams did not look back as they went on to beat the Siena Saints 69-67. With the Rams up seven at the half, we got the chance to talk with Mike Breen, a WFUV sports alumnus, the voice of the New York Knicks on MSG, and the voice of the NBA on ESPN, as part of the One on One Halftime Report.